Surry County Land Records


Surry County, NC Abstracts -
Deed Books A, B, and C (1770-1788)


Source: Book - Abstracted and Compiled,
Corrected and Revised by Mrs. W. O Absher, G.R.S.
 
A:1 - 20 June 1771 - William Preece, Rowan County, to William Hall, 50 pounds Virginia Money, 180 acres both sides Rentfrow Creek, East fork Tarat River, including his plantation; part tract granted William Dalton 11 May 1767.
 
William X Preece
Mary X Preece
 
William X Dalton)
Petter Woodward)
 
------------------
 
A:2 - 15 June 1771 - Thomas Baker to Michael Baker, 15 pounds 50 acres branch called Josephs Creek, adjacent Mill road; part tract George Forbus sold Michael Baker; said Michael sold Thomas Baker; said Thomas sold Michael Baker.
 
s/Thomas Baker
 
William Colvard)
John Cate)
Joseph Phillips)
 
------------------
 
A:3 - 13 July 1771 - Ambrous Blackburn to Newman Blackburn, 60 pounds, 150 acres on Townfork Creek adjacent Justes and James Hampton.
 
s/Ambrous Blackburn
 
James Hampton)
Anthony Hampton)
 
------------------
 
A:4 - 27 May 1771 - Martin Armstrong to Robert Lanier, 150 pounds, 390 acres both sides Tarrat River, free and clear except the Earl of Granville, his right of annual Quitrents.
 
s/Martin Armstrong
 
William Colvard)
David Owen)
 
------------------
 
A:5 - 20 August 1771 - Valentine Vanhouser to Samuel Freeman, 350 pounds Virginia money, 459 acres North side Yadkin River about two miles above Tararat River, mouth Hogans Creek tract granted Morgan Bryant by Granville 20 October 1752 Rowan County.
 
s/Valentine Vanhouser
 
Robert Lanier)
Michael Baker)
 
------------------
 
A:6 - 20 July 1771 - Morgan Bryan, Rowan County,to Samuel Freeman, 250 pounds Virginia money, 417 acres mouth Morgans Creek; tract granted Morgan Bryan, Sr. by Granville 25 October 1752.
 
s/Morgan Bryan
 
Robert Lanier)
Nicholas Gentry)
 
------------------
 
A:7 - 15 June 1771 - Thomas Baker to Joseph Phillips, 30 pounds, 200 acres on Josephs Creek, water of Yadkin River adjacent Mill road; tract George Forbus, Jr, sold to Michael Baker.
 
s/Thomas Baker
 
William Colvard)
John Tate)
Michael Baker)
 
------------------
 
A:8 - 15 December 1770 - James Hampton Rowan County to John Halbert, for love and 5 shillings, 150 acres both sides Townfork Creek in Rowan County adjacent James Hampton, William Hill and crossing Townfork.
 
s/James Hampton
 
Charles McAnally)
Richard Goode)
Moses Martin)
 
------------------
 
A:9 - 20 July 1771 - John Bryan, Rowan County to Valentine Vanhouser, Surry County; 200 pounds, 459 acres North side Yadkin River, two miles above Tarrarat Creek and Hogans Creek; tract granted Morgan Bryan, Sr. by Granville 28 October 1752 in Rowan County.
 
s/John Bryan
 
Robert Lanier)
Nicholas Gentry)
 
------------------
 
A:10 - 13 April 1771 - Henry Dills, planter, Rowan County to John Reed, Rowan County, 60 pounds, 220 acres his right and title in land and plantation formerly belonging to John Thomas in Rowan County, SW side Yadkin River, upper end mouth Dills Creek adjacent John Thomas and Tyre Glenn.
 
s/Henry Dills
 
William X Short)
William X Dinkins)
 
------------------
 
A:11 - 21 November 1771 - John Reed, planter, to Thomas Adaman, 50 pounts, 172 acres formerly belonging to John Thomas; the Great Island exempt, South side Yadkin River.
 
s/John Reed
 
Andrew Buckananon)
Tyree Glenn)
 
------------------
 
A:12 - 24 January 1772 - John Howard, Rowan County, relinquishes all claim to inventory produced in Rowan County Court, Salisbury October 1767 of goods and chattels of Hannah Viniham, Rowan County to dispose to HIR children before above date.
 
s/John Howard
 
John Armstrong)
Gideon Wright)
 
------------------
 
A:12 - 31 December 1771 - Ambrose Blackburn, Sr. Deed of Gift to Ambrose Blackburn, Jr. half my land South side Townfork Creek including plantation I now live on and negro boy, Cain and Negro Girl, Amy and one sorrel mare.
 
s/Ambrose Blackburn, Sr.
 
William Hill)
John Halbert)
 
------------------
 
A:13 - 31 December 1771 - Ambrose Blackburn, Sr. Deed of Gift to Augustine Blackburn, half my land South side Townfork Creek, Negro boy, Sanman, Negro woman, Jude, and a feather bed and furniture and a saddle.
 
s/Ambrose Blackburn, Sr.
 
William Hill)
John Halbert)

------------------

A:13, 14, 15 - 18 January 1772 - Samuel Waggoner, planter, and wife, Betty to Charles McAnally, wheelwright and farmer, 25 pounds 120 acres Oldfield branch of Townfork; tract surveyed for James McGowen of 320 acres by Granville; from McGowen to John McGowen in Rowan County; from John to Samuel Waggoner; same land Samuel gave his son, William Waggoner, but by his will, made gift null and void.
 
s/Samuel Waggoner
s/Bett Waggoner
 
Augustine Blackburn)
William Waggoner)
 
------------------
 
A:15, 16 - 15 January 1772 - Joseph Phillips to Laurence Smyth, 70 pounds 150 acres Josephs Creek, branch Yadkin River adjacent Mill road; part tract George Forbis, Jr. sold to Michael Baker, now in possession of Laurence Smyth.
 
s/Joseph Phillips
 
Thomas Adaman)
John Reed)
 
------------------
 
A:16, 17 - 1 January 1772 - James Brown, planter, and wife, Jean to John Reed, 200 pounds 403 acres; part tract purchased of Andrew Ferguson in Hollow adjacent Major Andrew Bailey, Davis Brown and going down Stuarts Little Creek.
 
s/James Brown
s/Jean Brown
 
Hugh X Porter, Jr.)
William Scott)
 
------------------
 
A:18, 19 - 25 May 1770 - Power of Attorney - Andrew Bailie, Kingdom of Ireland; to Quintin Pooler, Silver Bluff, South Carolina to sell following land in Province of North Carolina: 696 acres Rowan County both sides Tarrarat River on Stuarts Creek, Granville Grant 1 December 1761; 527 acres both sides Stuarts Creek, North fork Tarrarat River, Granville Grant 21 December 1761; 640 acres Anson County South side Pee Dee River, North side Lynches Creek, mile below Peter Henley, Esq., Granville Grant 27 May 1761; 320 acres Anson County adjacent Alexander Ogburn and Samuel Moores lines on Contauba River, Granville Grant 17 May 1764; 640 acres (from his Magesty), South side Pee Dee River, Lynches Creek; 640 acres Yadkin River now in hands of John Frohock, dated 1760.
 
s/Andrew Bailey
by Quintin Pooler
 
James Dobbins)
John M. Kinstry)
William Young of Pomroy)
John Bonn)
 
------------------
 
A:19, 20 - 15 May 1771 - Andrew Bailey, County of Tryon, Kingdom of Ireland, appointed Quinten Pooler his attorney; now they appoint and empower Tragott Bagg of Betharbara, Rowan County, attorney to sell above lands.
 
s/Andrew Bailie
by Quintin Pooler
 
Jacob Bonn)
Christian Hekewelder)
 
------------------
 
A:20, 21 - 1 April 1772 - Betty Ward, Unity Parish, Guilford County, binds her daughter, Mary Ward aged 4 years 3 months, to Rhosur Ward til age 18.
 
Betty X Ward
Rhosur X Ward
 
Moses Martin)
Jacob Bonn)
 
------------------
 
A:21, 22 - 1 April 1772 - Betty Ward, Unity Parish, Guilford County, binds her son, Randol Ward, aged 3 years, 2 months to Charles McAnally, wheelwright, Surry County til 21 years old to learn Art and Mistery of a Wheelwright.
 
Betty X Ward
s/Charles McAnally
 
Moses Martin)
Jacov Bonn)
 
------------------
 
A:22, 23 - 27 December 1771 - Henry Manadue, Junior, and wife, Phebe to William Robeson, 50 pounds money of Great Britain, 200 acres middle fork Tarrat River; part tract of 500 acres granted Fredr. Fulkerson by Granville 9 May 1756; by Fulkerson to Susannah Stuart in her widowhood under name Susannah Bledsoe; by John Stuart and said Susannah to Henry Manadue, Senior; from Henry, Senior to Henry, Junior 31 August 1768.
 
s/Henry Manadue
Phebe X Manadue
 
William Hall)
Daniel Bailey)
James Prichard)
 
------------------
 
A:24 - 10 September 1772 - Bill of Sale: Benjamin Angel to Hugh Mungumery, Salisbury 27 pounds 12 shillings 10 pence one parcel land on Elk Creek and one on Thomas Linvilles Mill Creek, 1 bay horse, 1 gray mare, note on Charles Burns; said Angel to pay Mungumery above with interest before 10 February next.
 
s/Benjamin Angel
 
John Brown)
William Allison)
 
------------------
 
A:24, 25 - 18 August 1772 - Andrew Bailey, Ireland and Attorney Quintin Pooler, merchant, Savannah, Georgia to Robert Doak, planter, Guilford County, 105 pounds 7 shillings 525 acres in Surry County both sides Stewart Creek, North fork Tarraratt River, water of Yadkin River.
 
s/Andrew Bailey
by Quintin Pooler
 
Traugott Bagge)
William Hall)
 
------------------
 
A:26, 27 - 19 December 1772 - Anthony Hampton and wife Ann, to Joseph Williams, Junior, Rowan County, 265 pounds 200 acres Townfork Creek, crossing Sandy Creek to mouth Painted Creek.
 
s/Anthony Hampton
Ann X Hampton
 
James Hampton)
James Harrison)
Gabriel Waggoner)
 
------------------
 
A:27 - 6 July 1772 - Deed of Trust - Banagher King to Lanier and Williams, 30 pounds 18 shillings, one improvement land Double Creek whereon I now live, one sorrel mare, a black colt, two beds and furniture; Banagher King to pay above with interest before 1 January 1773.
 
Benagher X King
 
James Harrison)
Alex Denton)
 
------------------
 
A:28, 29 - 1 December 1772 - Deed of Trust:  Thomas Ballard to Robert Lanier and Joseph Williams, 68 ppounds 5 shillings, one improvement vacant land both sides Dan River, place whereon said Thomas now lives, 1 roan horse, 8 black cattle, feather bed and furniture; if paid before 3 February next, above to be null and void.
 
s/Thomas Ballard
 
James Harrison)
Anthony Hampton)
 
------------------
 
A:29, 30 - 7 July 1772 - Deed of Trust:  Benjamin Henslee to Lanier and Williams, merchants, 12 pounds, 1 shilling, one gray mare and colt, rifle gun; if paid before 10 February next, above be null and void.
 
s/Benjamin Henslee
 
James Harrison)
 
------------------
 
A:30, 31 - 21 November 1772 - William Hatton, Anson County, to Anthony Hampton, 125 pound, 355 acres mouth Panther Creek on Townfork.
 
s/William Hatton
 
James Hampton)
James Harrison)
Peter Frey)
 
------------------
 
A:31, 32 - 30 December 1770 - Moses Damron, Rowan County to Samuel Dunlap, Rowan County, 50 pounds 70 acres in Rowan County North side Dan River; being part 370 acres Granville Granted to Patrick Mullus 15 March 1756 Blackleys branch of Dan River.
 
s/Moses Damron
 
William Mullins)
Stephen X Clayton, Junior)
Hugh Dennison)
 
------------------
 
A:33, 34 - 8 June 1772 - Deed of Trust:  James Langford to Archibald Hughes and John Wimbush, Pitsylvania County, Virginia, 13:12: 7 Virginia Money; Lankford justly indebted for 117 acres land in Surry County, 2 bay mares; James Langford to pay above before 1 November 1772.
 
James X Langford
 
Jesse Woodson)
John X Langford)
 
------------------
 
A:34, 35 - 16 February 1773 - William Coker to Jerry Bradley, 60 pounds 175 acres East side Dan River.
 
William X Coker
 
(no witnesses)
 
------------------
 
A:36 - 26 December 1772 - John Reed to Tyre Glenn, 71 pounds 50 acres an Island bounded by Yadkin River; part Granville Grant of 444 acres to James Thomas 27 November 1753, now in possession of said Tyre Glenn.
 
s/John Reed
 
Thomas Addaman)
William X Riddings)
 
------------------
 
A:37-40 - 25 March 1773 - James Hutton, Chelsea, Middlesex County, Kingdom Great Britain, by his attorney, Fredrick Marshall, appointed 11 October 1767 (Marshall of Wachovia in Surry County, North Carolina) to Jacob Creter, 100 pounds 310 acres in Wachovia; part 4,896 acres Granville Grant to James Hutton, South fork Muddy Creek called the Ens.
 
s/James Hutton
by Fredrick Marshall
 
Jacob Bonn)
Christian Gotlieb Reuter)
 
------------------
 
A:40-43 - 25 March 1773 - James Hutton (by attorney Fredrick Marshall) to Jacob Schott, planter, 64 pounds 200 acres both sides South fork Muddy Creek adjacent Jacob Tanner and Philip Rothrock.
 
s/James Hutton
by Fredrick Marshall
 
Jacob Bonn)
Chtistian Gotlieb Reuter)
 
------------------
 
A:43-46 - 25 March 1773 - James Hutton (by attorney Fredrick Marshall) to George Frey, 64 pounds 200 acres in Wachovia, both sides South fork Muddy Creek called the Ens., adjacent Philip Rothrock, Jacob Schott and Peter Rothrock.
 
s/James Hutton
by Fredrick Marshall
 
Jacob Bonn)
Christian Gotlieb Reuter)

Back

This page was last updated October 24, 2010.

1997-2010 by the Surry County Coordinator
for the NCGenWeb Project